The Umbrella cockatoo (Cacatua alba) is one of the large species of cockatoos.
Buy Umbrella Cockatoo is around 46 cm (18 in) long, and weighs about 400 g (14 oz) for small females and up to 800 g (28 oz) for big males. The male white cockatoo usually has a broader head and a bigger beak than the female. They have brown or black eyes and a dark grey beak. When mature some female white cockatoos can have reddish/brown irises, while the irises of the adult male are dark brown or black.
The feathers of the white cockatoo are mostly white. However, both upper and lower surfaces of the inner half of the trailing edge of the large wing feathers are a yellow color. The yellow color on the underside of the wings is most notable. This is because the yellow portion of the upper surface of the feather is covered. It is covered by the white of the feather immediately medial (nearer to the body) and above. Buy Umbrella Cockatoo Online. Similarly, areas of larger tail feathers that are covered by other tail feathers. Also the innermost covered areas of the larger crest feathers are yellow. Short white feathers grow from and closely cover the upper legs.umbrella cockatoo for sale The feathers of this species and others create a powder similar to talcum powder that easily transfers to clothing. Cockatoo Parrots for sale
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In common with other cockatoos and parrots, the white cockatoo has pterodactyl feet with two toes facing forward and two facing backward. They enable it to grasp objects with one foot while standing on the other, for feeding and manipulation.
The maximum lifespan of the white cockatoo is poorly documented. A few zoos report that they live between 40–70 years in captivity. Anecdotal reports suggest it can live longer. Lifespan in the wild is unknown, but believed to be as much as ten years less.
The umbrella cockatoo owner should have experience with parrots before taking on this feathered handful. This is not a good first bird, nor is a good child’s pet. white cockatoo for sale also tends to become spoiled very easily, and will not take well to changes in routine, or additions to the family, such as an infant or new puppy. This is where we always butt heads with most new customers, they just will not listen, once you spoil the bird, they, the bird, simply does not understand when you can no longer deliver what you started, such as constant attention. The same with human children, once you let them start to do what ever they want, have whatever they want, whenever they want, they will not understand the word